Newly appointed Botswana High Commissioner to Malawi, Kenny Kapinga has pledged his country’s commitment in supporting Malawi to develop the mining sector.
Kapinga was speaking at Kamuzu Palace in Lilongwe after presenting letters of credence to President Prof. Peter Mutharika.
He said Botswana’s economy is dependent on mining which he described it to be at an advanced stage.
The High Commissioner then said since Malawi has been looking for partnership in developing the sector, his country is more than willing to assist.
“ There were a number of issues that we discussed with the President but our main focus was on how the two countries can help each other in developing the mining sector as well as improve the wellbeing of the people of the two nations,” explained Kapinga.
Apart from the mining sector, Kapinga disclosed to have also discussed with the President on the possibilities of enhancing and promoting the tourism and agriculture sectors which are evidenced to be the back bone of many African countries.
“We expect to have exchange programmes in the tourism, agriculture and others areas of investment between our two nations,” briefly the High Commissioner said.
Kapinga who will be residing in Harare, Zimbabwe also revealed that during the meeting, the Malawi leader assured of support to Botswana as it intends to vie for the position of secretary general of the Commonwealth Countries.